TOUGH TIME: Ben Ryder, 8, has been a passenger on the National Air Ambulance Service twice - most recently in May when his pacemaker malfunctioned.
Armed offenders squad members were sent to a Frankton address last night in connection with the alleged offence. Police are looking for Pita Wilson, 38, Joshua James Veint, 23, and Mark Taylor who is aged about 17.
The former wife of a fugitive on the run from fraud and sexual assault allegations says she prays every day he will be caught. It has been more than five months since the last confirmed sighting of Paul James Bennett and his long-time partner, Simone Anne ...
Former Evening Post cartoonist Tom Scott reminisces about his feud with Sir Robert Muldoon when Muldoon was prime minister. Tom Scott's party trick is to draw Sir Robert Muldoon, blindfolded, with his left hand, in less than a minute.
Akaroa has barely 500 permanent residents so serious cruise ship doubters tend to keep quiet for the common good. One promoter says Akaroa has "embraced" the ships.
RIDICULOUS NAMES: The Good Wife is known for using alternatives for Google and Facebook, but as the show does focus on current issues, it could be in some hot water if it uses the actual names of social media sites.
TROSKEY: Joshua Troskie and John Key's son Max (right) performed live for the first time at Auckland's 1885 bar. If you want proof that there's a wealth gap in New Zealand go along to a Troskey gig.